A Great Northern Diver was on the Shannon just upstream of the railway bridge at Corbally (TT).
A Chiffchaff was at New Road, Thomond Gate. Limerick City (Pat Murphy).
Third winter Yellow-legged Gull ©Tom Tarpey
A third winter Yellow-legged Gull was seen on the Shannon at Corbally today during the Limerick Branch Christmas Outing (TT et al.). This is the fifth record of the species in Limerick. a Kingfisher and a Dipper were also seen in the area.Leave a comment
One adult Ring-billed Gull was at Clancy Strand (John N Murphy).
There were 90 Gadwall (site record count), 13 Shoveler, 25 Wigeon, 20 Tufted Duck, 52 Lapwing, a Snipe and a Greenshank were at Coonagh (TT).
Up to 20 Great Black-backed Gulls and 55 Herring Gulls were on the Shannon at Limerick City today (TT).
Goosander ©Tom Tarpey
A Goosander was seen again at Corbally Weir today (TT).
80 Wigeon, three Shoveler. two mallard, a Teal, 12 Mute Swans, ten Little Grebes, 20 Coot, three Moorhens and a Little Egret were at Coonagh (TT). An Otter was also present.
30 Tufted Duck, 14 Teal, ten Wigeon and seven Shoveler were at Lough Gur (Tony Mee). Two Otters were also present.
Two Buzzards were at Ballinruane (Andrew Holmes).